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New Clydesdale Bank notes raise funds for hospice care

New £10 polymer bank notes from Clydesdale Bank will go under the virtual hammer to raise funds for hospice care this week.

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Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson. Picture: John Devlin

Research into juries to be carried out over the next two years

Research into how juries reach decisions, including their use of the ‘not proven’ verdict, will be carried out over the next two years.

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Drumdow Farm, Stranraer, which is farmed by Robert Parker, was announced as AgriScot Scotch Beef Farm of the Year in 2016.

Search to find sheep and beef ambassadors

The organisers of two high profile awards for livestock farmers, are urging farmers and others involved in the industry to nominate farms they feel are worthy of receiving the accolades this year.

Business
Newton Stewart Market

Newton Stewart Market PRICES

NEWTON STEWART MARKET ON WEDNESDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER 2017

Business
VisitScotland Chief Executive Malcolm Roughead meets hospitality students at Dumfries College earlier this year,

Year of young people in tourism

Tourism businesses in Galloway are being invited to attend VisitScotland’s annual conference to learn more about maximising opportunities in 2018 Year of Young People.

Business
Ten driving rules you might have forgotten

Ten driving rules you might have forgotten

They are the rules of the road every driver forgets. So how many of these laws are you breaking?

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Police are investigating

Football fans warned over behaviour ahead of weekend of games

As numerous football matches prepare to kick off this weekend, British Transport Police is warning fans over their behaviour.

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Last few tickets remaining as Enchanted Forest proves to be most popular ever

Last few tickets remaining as Enchanted Forest proves to be most popular ever

With only a few thousand tickets remaining for this year’s Enchanted Forest show, organisers are urging the public to book quickly to avoid disappointment.

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Asda cuts its national fuel price cap

Asda cuts its national fuel price cap

Asda today (Friday, September 22) announced that it will be dropping the price of fuel by up to 2ppl on unleaded and 1ppl on diesel bringing prices down to a new national price cap of 115.7ppl on unleaded and 116.7ppl on diesel at all 308 filling stations.

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Leading journalist Gavin Esler to present the 2017 Magnusson Lecture.

Booklovers beat a path to Scotland’s book town

The Wigtown Book Festival starts today (Friday, September 22) – with ten times as many tickets already sold than there are local residents.

Arts
Could an air freshener hold the key to combatting road rage?

Could an air freshener hold the key to combatting road rage?

A new project from Leasing Options and an expert at the University of Oxford is aiming to help drivers by introducing a combination of scents into the car which could help with negative emotions experienced on the roads.

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Yet more budget misery

Yet more budget misery

Frontline services could be slashed after it was revealed Dumfries and Galloway Council face a potential funding gap of nearly £100 million over the next five years.

Politics
A composite image taken from the Dark Sky Park in Galloway. Image:  Jesse Beaman, Stargazing Scotland

Tourism role for dark sky park

Galloway Forest’s Dark Sky Park has a vital role to play in raising awareness of light pollution whilst also boosting the local economy through stargazing tourism.

Business
Scotland’s employers are failing workers who face violence at work, says UNISON

Scotland’s employers are failing workers who face violence at work, says UNISON

Violence at work is not ‘part of the job’ says UNISON as it launches a new health and safety guide today (Thursday).

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The children used Lego WeDo to construct models and then used coding blocks to make the models perform actions.

Maths adds up to great fun for North Rhins pupils

Kirkcolm, Portpatrick and Leswalt schools have been having a very busy time participating in Maths Week Scotland.

Education
New poll shows mixed housing experience across Scotland

New poll shows mixed housing experience across Scotland

Eighty-three per cent of Scots are satisfied with their current housing situation while 16% are not, according to an exclusive new opinion poll commissioned to coincide with Scottish Housing Day, which takes place today, (September 21).

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Team Jak launches £180,000 crowdfunding campaign

Team Jak launches £180,000 crowdfunding campaign

The Team Jak Foundation, a charity offering practical and emotional support to young people in Scotland diagnosed with cancer, is launching a new crowdfunding campaign today (Thursday, September 21) to help raise £180,000.

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Pioneering app to transform the lives of people with dementia

Pioneering app to transform the lives of people with dementia

An innovative new app could help enhance home and hospital environments for people with dementia – improving patient outcomes and reducing the strain on health services, according to University of Stirling academics.

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Mehdi El Ghaly (right) with Houssain Belabbes.

Home Office denies visa to festival writer

An appeal is being made by Wigtown Book Festival organisers after a young Moroccan storyteller was denied a visa for entering the UK.

Politics
Drivers need to hang up, says AA

Drivers need to hang up, says AA

More than one fifth of drivers (22%) still can’t bear to turn off their phones whilst driving, according to the AA Charitable Trust.

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